The increasing professionalisation of sport means there is a growing demand for qualified managers to manage and promote sports affairs. To be an effective sport manager of tomorrow, you will need a strong background in both business management and sport-related subjects. The Master of Sport Management combines broad business training and specialist skills to give you an excellent basis for careers in all areas of sport management.
Admission to the Master of Sport Management (180 credit) requires a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualification with a grade average of at least a B- in the highest level courses.
Admission to the Master of Sport Management (120 credit) requires a Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Management or the Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise with an endorsement in Sport Management, with at least a grade average of B.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
In a competitive employment market, qualification and credential "inflation" mean that organisations increasing want people with graduate qualifications. Massey's Master of Sport Management offers you a chance to get qualified for a particular vocation in sport and related industries, where employment opportunities are growing.
With the Master of Sport Management's dual emphasis on management and sport, you will be well placed to take advantage of these opportunities. You will be able to work in:
A 2017 Ministry of Education publication The post-study earnings and destinations of young domestic graduates, found that in New Zealand: